About Me: Female, 73, toronto, ON, member since Feb 2013
Former professional dancer,Ballet Company,then TV and Broadway.Had to retireat age 29,due to back injury. after awhile, I went mental and was diagnosed,finally, with Manic-Depression, 11-13 yrs later.As a creative sort, I worked at several careers,two as self-employed,a
[More]nd 3 other as an employee.Have been hospitalized 3 x's since 1972.Due to bouts of mania & depression, it was difficult to keep the jobs.But, I perseveered and even weht to College for 4 yrs while also working 2 p/t jobs. Upon Graduation,I was hire,(Interpreter for the Deaf) and worked in the position for 8yrs,until I \awoke one morning,10yrs ago,with Neuropapathy in my legs. Last Feburary,I was paralyzed, asphasic & had difficulty swallowing. Hospitalyzed for 9 days...and the diagnoses was Lithium Toxicity. I had had all the symptoms,over a 3yr period,except the Final 3.I am walking with a wqlker and go to exercise with a trainer 2x's a week.But this problem has me very worried,and it is hard to get Dr's to believe me. "IT IS ALL IN MY MIND"...Is what I HEAR MOST OF THE TIME!!! Would love any suggestions, advice or whatever.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.